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link - Create a hard link
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link( string$target, string$link ): bool

link creates a hard link.

Parameters

target

Target of the link.

link

The link name.

Return Values

Returns true on success or false on failure.

Exceptions and Errors

The function fails, and issues E_WARNING, if link already exists, or if target does not exist.

Notes

Note:

This function will not work on remote files as the file to be examined must be accessible via the server's filesystem.

Note:

For Windows only: This function requires PHP to run in an elevated mode or with the UAC disabled.

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